[Talk-it] Ciclisti e altitudine

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki a gmail.com
Mar 29 Lug 2014 08:26:29 UTC


Ciao a tutti, qui Nemo di Wikimedia Italia per chi non mi conoscesse.
(Se possibile tenetemi in cc.)

bechikson, 29/07/2014 09:55
(<http://googlepolicyeurope.blogspot.it/2014/07/launching-new-features-for-bicyclists.html>):
> While the Tour de France may just have completed its final lap around
> the Champs Elysees, our Maps team continues to pedal ahead at top speed.
> Want to avoid that brutal Mountain Stage while you’re cycling to work?
> The latest version of GoogleMaps forAndroid update puts elevations in
> bike directions, so you can arrive with leg muscles intact.

Argh, ammetto che questa è una funzionalità invidiabile. Scommetto che
c'è qualche servizio che fa lo stesso per OSM, ma sono troppo pigro per
cercarlo: suggerimenti?

> 
> We first added biking directions three years ago to our maps for a
> number of countries in Europe
> <http://google-latlong.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/biking-directions-expands-into-europe.html>,
> from Austria to the United Kingdom. It proved to be a popular feature
> among cycling amateurs and enthusiasts and we’ve expanded the product to
> cover almost the entire continent. Enthusiastic users have added
> hundreds of kilometers of biking paths through Google Mapmaker.

Che sia questa la spiegazione di tanto interesse ciclistico da parte di
Google: ottenere mappatori sul posto aggratis?

Nemo

> 
> We’re also innovating before you hop onto the cycle. Do you sometimes
> get a sudden urge for a pizza or a banana split? The improved GoogleMaps
> for desktop lets you click and drag to measure your next road trip, bike
> ride or run—even if you’re taking a few sharp turns.
> 
> Oh, and what about the Tour de France? With the race over, you might
> want to relive its high moments, visiting the routes the riders took. of
> Go up the same mountains with StreetView
> <https://www.google.com/maps/views/streetview?gl=be>, starting in
> Saint-Étienne and climbing into the Alps to finish at Chamrousse
> <https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Les+Roux,+Vaulnaveys-le-Haut,+France/Chamrousse,+38410+Chamrousse,+France/@45.086504,5.8367172,5418a,20y,25.5h,44.31t/data=!3m1!1e3!4m34!4m33!1m25!1m1!1s0x478a60f59b3dd4d3:0xe055699e0d00ddbf!2m2!1d5.828736!2d45.129394!3m4!1m2!1d5.8284761!2d45.1142615!3s0x478a60fe37929d25:0x4c795c51960fd447!3m4!1m2!1d5.8365934!2d45.1198241!3s0x478a60fb7c5978f3:0x70e17bc14dd4847d!3m4!1m2!1d5.84216!2d45.1192145!3s0x478a60e698194a97:0x13bab94b73317cfd!3m4!1m2!1d5.8426758!2d45.1063345!3s0x478a6118d16b8537:0x64f5cbbd47f45633!1m5!1m1!1s0x478a42c40d848ebf:0xe882e496c282df97!2m2!1d5.874906!2d45.110704!3e1>.
> And if you want to say au revoir to Le Tour de France, look below, or
> click on an EarthView on the Champs Élysées
> <https://www.google.com/maps/place/Arc+de+Triomphe/@48.8745067,2.3167145,1676a,35y,270h,39.07t/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xd9b5676e112e643d>.
> 
> <http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-D3xfD-7Bznw/U9dQK2zeLgI/AAAAAAAARro/2QrvGQpPjcQ/s1600/7483ef14-8c26-43a3-8687-796bf3d810e0.png>
> 
> Posted by Gareth Evans, Communications Manager, London



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